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In this lab, popping balloons is serious stuff

What happens in the fraction of a second when a balloon goes POP!?<p>It may seem like a trivial question, but the answer could provide a better understanding of how aneurysms burst and why airplanes occasionally fall apart in midair.<p>Yet scientists have spent relatively little time trying to understand …

Today's kids could walk on Mars, says Britain's first official astronaut

As he packs his bags for the International Space Station next month, Major Tim Peake hopes to inspire the next generation<p>Major Tim Peake, Britain’s first official astronaut, has packed family photos, Christmas gifts and a pack of balloons for his trip to the International Space Station, and …

Sudden Sydney storm sparks severe weather warning

Melbourne hit by tornadoes as storm brings chaos to Victoria<p>Read more<p>Sydney was battered by severe weather on Friday afternoon as clear blue skies gave way to hail, thunder and lightning in the afternoon.<p>Just after 1pm the 27C weather turned and the Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe weather …

5 Ways to Banish Negative Self-Talk for Good

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Sarah Elizabeth Richards for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Erica Bartlett has spent most of her adult life saying horrible things to herself. As a heavy teenager, her greatest hits included: "I'm so ugly. No one will ever be attracted to me. I can't stand to see how big I look in the mirror. I …

Self-help

Samsung Galaxy View review

Does the world need a ginormous tablet designed almost exclusively for streaming movies and TV shows? After spending a good week with Samsung’s 18.4-inch Galaxy View, I can say that the answer is no. But Samsung’s idea isn’t altogether crazy; most of us don’t have TVs throughout the house, so a …

Gear & Gadgets

Sex, Death and Mushrooms

The forest air is sweet and winy with decay. It’s raining hard. I wipe drops of cold water from the tip of my nose, open an umbrella and ready myself for a walk with my old friend Nick, emeritus professor of the history of science and amateur mycologist. For the last 15 years I’ve accompanied him …

4 revelations about the Titanic disaster

After more than a century of research and debate, what more is there to be learned about the sinking of the 'unsinkable' liner? The expert authors of …

Cloud 'Tsunami': Powerful storms sweep across Sydney, Australia, in pictures - Telegraph

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7 WTF "Cures" for Horniness Throughout History

Back when being turned on was considered a medical problem

Dr. Michio Kaku: Why Aliens May Exist, But Aren’t Landing on the White House Lawn

Tweet<p>By Michael Sainato<br>observer.com<br>11-4-15<p><b>One of the most renowned figures in science discusses extraterrestrial life, artificial intelligence, and</b> …

US astronauts dodge ammonia flakes during risky spacewalk to repair International Space Station

Two US astronauts successfully dodged highly toxic ammonia flakes during a risky spacewalk to repair a cooling system at the International Space …

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Ingredients for Life Were Always Present on Earth, Comet Suggests

The basic building blocks of life may have been present on Earth from the very beginning.<p>Astronomers detected 21 different complex organic molecules …

See how our megacities will 'slip under the waves' with two degree rise in temperatures

Study shows how large parts of New York, London, Shanghai and other cities will be submerged as a result of rising sea levels<p>Large swathes of Shanghai, Mumbai, New York and other cities will slip under the waves even if an upcoming climate summit limits global warming to two degrees Celsius, …

Climate Change

Justin Bieber Flips Over Chair, Defends His Behavior on Twitter

Hide your lawn furniture because the Biebs isn't playing.<p>Were you having a relaxing Sunday? Just Netflix and chilling after a leisurely brunch, perhaps? Well, I'm here to throw some ~dRaMa~ into your weekend. Of course, it comes in the form of one wily 21-year-old gentleman. That's right, I'm …

Justin Bieber

10 things you might not know about Blenheim Palace – the ‘real Downton Abbey’

Steeped in history, Blenheim Palace is today one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK. Here we bring you 10 things you might not know …

Ancient Martian civilization was nuked by alien invaders, argues physicist at Secret Space Conference

According to Dr. John Brandenburg’s theory, which he presented at this year’s Secret Space Conference, a primitive Martian civilization had been …

Germany

Rainbow Roots is the New Hair Trend You're Going to be Obsessed With

So long winter blues.<p>First it was sand art hair and rainbow streaked locks, then baby-soft pastel and silvery gray strands. Girls just can't stop dyeing their hair every shade on the spectrum, and the most recent technicolor trend is one of the coolest yet: rainbow roots.<p>This (relatively) subtle …

Fashion Trends

Don't let your smartphone be lazy: Make it help cure cancer as you sleep

While you sleep, your smartphone could be doing something much more useful than acting as your alarm clock.<p>DreamLab, a three-year collaboration …

Death from Above: Mass Extinctions Tied to Comet Strikes

Many of Earth's mass extinctions over the eons have been caused by comet strikes, a new study suggests.<p>Over the past 260 million years, cratering …

Why Millennials Are Buying More Vinyl Records

The entertainment industry always loves a good comeback story, and music's latest resurgence is no exception. Despite an explosion in digital and streaming music — including Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora and Tidal — consumers are spending more money on vinyl records, and more vinyl buyers are …

Vinyl Records

Apple defeats U.S. class action lawsuit over bag searches

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) defeated a U.S. class action lawsuit brought by Apple retail workers over bag search practices at the company’s California brick and mortar outlets, according to a court ruling on Saturday.<p>An Apple logo hangs above the entrance to the Apple store on 5th …

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Tour the Orion Nebula in This Gorgeous Image

The Orion Nebula has taught astronomers a great deal about how stars are born and how planetary systems form.<p>Officially called M42, and also known …

UFO Over Los Angeles Is US Navy Missile Test But Everyone Freaks Out Anyway

The skies of Los Angeles were lit up with an incredible sight on Saturday night as what appeared to be a UFO/meteor (depending on your conspiracy …